1 of 3 suspects pleads guilty in Athens shooting

1 of 3 suspects pleads guilty in Athens shooting

ATHENS, Ala. (WAFF) - A man scheduled for trial Monday has pleaded guilty.

Michael Putman was supposed to go on trial for attempted murder but entered a guilty plea to a lesser charge of first-degree burglary.

He was sentenced to 20 years in prison.

Putman had been charged in connection to a June 2018 shooting in the Canebrake subdivision in Athens.

Two other suspects, Samantha Davis and Stanley Birdsong, are also charged in the case.

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